Three groschen of Sigismund III

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Issued by: Sigismund III
Denomination: Three groschen
Period: Post-Medieval
Date found: 16/10/2021
Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire


 A three groschen of Sigismund III (AD 1587 – 1632), dated AD 1622. Obverse: Crowned ruffed bust of Sigismund III with the legend SIG III D G REX POL M D L, giving Sigismund’s titles as King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania. Reverse: : Eagle, Polish coat of arms and man on horseback with GROSARGE/TRIP.REGN/POLONI, meaning “Three silver groschen of the Polish Kingdom